Re: Getting realplayer streams to disk files
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> > I'm just amazed that it is so important to block us from caching
> > postage-stamp sized movie commercials, and 10-second snips of music.
> > What I hate is that with RealPlayer, I have seen "net congestion" errors
> > even the *second* time I play a clip! Can't they cache the whole thing
> > in a temp file or something? I've got the disk space.
> Ditto. RealAudio sucks in this regard.
> Caching is a key feature of the Internet. The fact that RealAudio
> specifically and pointedly breaks this is beyond dumbth.
If you could cache the streamed content, then you would have the ability to
redistribute it. Real Player doesn't want this to happen, as are terrified to
be lumped into the same ball of wax as Napster.
Of course this is just speculation ....
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